Whakapapa Ski Resort, Whakapapa
(3.1/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
There's room for everyone at Whakapapa Ski Resort, New Zealand's largest ski area. Beginners have the run of their own valley, complete with a cafe, rental complex, and ski school meeting area--this gives you the chance to learn without faster, more confident skiers distracting you. Experienced snow-lovers will also find plenty here: with 30 intermediate trails and 24 black-diamond runs, the complex provides a challenge for all visitors, regardless of skill level. A wealth of accommodations and activities, surrounded by dramatic mountainous landscape, make this a great place to stay even when taking a day off from the slopes. To visit Whakapapa Ski Resort on your holiday in Tongariro National Park, and find out what else Tongariro National Park has to offer, use our Tongariro National Park trip itinerary maker.
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  • As we visited in March, we did not see any snow so i found it very interesting to see what the consistency of the ski base was. We were going to take teh gondola up to Mt Ruapehu with the intent on do...  more »
  • If you want somewhere to ski in the central North Island this is the place to go. A good amount of variable ski runs from the very beginners to the most advanced and for those apri skiers ther is the ...  more »
  • It was windy and lots of snow fall making it very adventerous, fun for all sorts of ages..the kids really have fun at the Happy Vally and they have a cafe fully heated and a good supply of food, just ...  more »